running weekend!

This weekend officially opens our new running season after our short summer break from races!!

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every summer has it’s own story….

When I look back now, summer seemed to have lasted forever & if I had the choice I’d always be there in mind as those were good / carefree days.

memories from Parga, Sivota, Paxi and Antipaxi islands ...

♬ ♪ nostalgia / Yianni

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Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Greece will participate in the upcoming Paralympics Games in Rio between the

7 September to 18 September 2016,  by sending 60 Athletes to compete in 12 sports.

Events to include: Archery, Boccia, Cycling, Power Lifting, Sailing, Shooting and Wheelchair Tennis.

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Good Luck Greece – “Pame Ellada” 

from greenhorns to running freaks

Our mania started a couple of years ago while on summer holidays we came about an announcement pinned on a tree in the local town square stating that there would be a 5km race for a specific charity.

First thoughts were 5ks, piece of cake; we are on holiday, it will be fun – Let’s participate …. all in …..100%, and for a good cause too!!!

The afternoon of the race, without much thought as to what we were wearing, we gathered in the town square, enrolled and got our bib numbers!!!  Excited and looking around sneakily to see what the competition was like as now we also wanted to win.  The idea of holiday fun turned to pure competitiveness once we saw the trophies and medals lined up!!! Continue reading